Campus Resources

Access your RISD

Several of the resources below are also available through the MyRISD app, which offers easy smartphone or desktop access to campus maps and walking directions, contact information, QLess scheduling and much more.

Go to My RISD

Quick-access resources

ITS service desk

Request help from Information Technology Services in the event of RISD device or network issues and related problems.

Student life portal

Select housing and access important documents, including dining, medical accommodation and international student forms.

Campus maps

Search locations for RISD buildings, departments and offices, studios, parking and outdoor spaces on campus.

Dining menus

See daily specials and meal service hours for RISD’s on-campus dining venues.

risd:store and risd:store 3d

Shop professional-quality art supplies and other necessities—in-store or online.

risdbucks

Deposit funds and manage your risdbucks account, with additional support available from Card Services.

 

Zipcar

Sign up for a discounted RISD student membership to book cars around campus by the hour or day.

RISDRides

Request door-to-door shuttle service throughout the school year, from 5 pm–3 pm, seven days a week.

CARE Network referral

Access this resource if you or a peer are in distress and in need of timely, preventive support.

Student life policies

Understand official RISD policies regarding conduct, health and safety, campus security and more.

RISD ID card / Card Services

Supported by Card Services, the RISD ID card is an essential tool for everyone on campus. It serves as your personal identification and proof of RISD affiliation and also enables:

  • building access
  • dining, laundry and rise:store transactions
  • library checkout
  • printing
  • RIPTA bus access

You can also use it for purchases with select off-campus merchants if it is connected to a funded risdbucks account.

The Card Services office is located in East Hall at the first-year quad. It closes from 11:30 am–noon Monday through Friday and is closed on weekends throughout the year.

Mail Services

Located at 20 Washington Place Mail Services manages the daily delivery of mail on campus and preparation of outgoing mail. 

To have an item shipped to you, it should be addressed as follows:

[Your name]
Rhode Island School of Design
Two College Street
Box # [your mailbox #]
Providence, RI 02903

You can learn more about Mail Services and mailing procedures at info.risd.edu.